One dead after Japanese couple attacked in Ecuador
NHK -- Jan 05
A Japanese man was killed and his wife seriously injured after they were attacked in Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador last Saturday.

Officials at the Japanese embassy in Quito say the couple were in their late 20s. Local media say they were on their honeymoon.

Ecuadorian police say the newlyweds were seen leaving a restaurant after 10 PM and getting into a taxi that was cruising the street.

They quote witnesses as saying that the woman was pulled from the vehicle at about 11:30PM before being shot.

The police say a group of more than 8 people attacked the couple to rob them of their money and valuables.

南米エクアドルで2013年12月28日、新婚旅行中の日本人男女が襲われ、死傷した­事件について、地元警察は、「タクシー誘拐」と呼ばれる連れ去り強盗とみて捜査してい­る。

Sources: NHK, FNNnewsCH
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